Despite the landmark agreement, however, many dismissed workers are still waiting for the rehiring opportunities and union officials who led the strikes are suffering from the court ruling on the compensation and provisional attachment for damages.
The court ruled 1.16 billion won(US$1 million) to the Ssangyong Motor Union Local and 3.3 billion won(US$2.8 million) to the Korean Metal Workers' Union for damages caused by the strikes. The final verdict will be made in the Supreme Court.
reported by Je Jeong-nam
translated by Kim Sung-jin